Hi, my name is Juliana Castelo, I'm originally from Brazil and I have been living in Barcelona for many years now.  I was born in Rio de Janeiro, a city with a relaxed atmosphere, between seas and mountains of astonishing natural beauty, which directly influences my work. 

I love to capture people in moments of freedom, joy and introspection. I see poetry in gestures, movements and spontaneity. 

The beach has always been a place of great inspiration, as the contact with nature makes people feel and behave more naturally and helps to bring out their true essence.

Watercolor is my favorite technique, because working with water makes me deal with the unexpected and get more loose and into a free flow as a result. I like to show the contrast between light and shadow to add to that mood in my watercolor.

I hope you enjoy my work and share with me a moment of Art on this website! 


PUBLICATIONS
2021 - Bem viver, bem-querer. Cidadania e ética para crianças - Text by Cristina Von. Callis Editora, Brazil.
2019 - Tu vagina habla. Una visión evolucionada de la sexualidad y el cuerpo femenino - Text by Isabella Magdala. Ediciones Urano, Madrid.
2018 - Camila e o Espelho - Text by Lilia Gramacho. Solisluna Design Editora, Brazil.
2018 - Érase una vez... Antología de cuentos populares - Text by Mònica Gallifa. A.C. Museo del Niño, Albacete.
2017 - Lonely, Just like Me - Text by Obada Taqla. Kalimat, United Arab Emirates.
2014 - Shen y la tienda de besos - Text by Mònica Gallifa. Yekibud Yekinabud, Barcelona.
SELECTIONS
2017 - VIII Catálogo Iberoamérica Ilustra
2015 - Catalog and Sharjah Exhibition for Children's Book Illustrations, 4ª Edition.

EXHIBITIONS
2016 - Villa MayFair Una Casa de Cuento, collective exhibition at The Creation House, Barcelona.
2015 - Sharjah Exhibition for Children's Book Illustrations, United Arab Emirates.
2014 - Shen y la tienda de besos, solo exhibition at El Full, Barcelona.
2014 - Ilustrando Historias, collective exhibition at REE Gallery, Barcelona.

INTERVIEWS and LINKS
2021 - Arquitectura y Diseño
2017 - Artistic Moods
2015 - Interview for Radio Exterior de España.